Browse our blog articles to learn about the police’s right to seize your cars, home, money, and other property if it is associated with criminal activity and to have ownership of it transferred to the government in Virginia. Our experienced attorneys provide information on when the police are permitted to do this, the procedural requirements they must follow in a civil asset forfeiture action, and what you can do to protect your property.
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How the Federal Government Can Seize Property Through Federal Forfeiture ProceedingsFederal law enforcement can seize property they think is associated with criminal activities. Learn the three types of federal forfeiture actions they can file.
How Civil Forfeiture Actions Work in VirginiaThe police must file a civil forfeiture action to keep your property seized when you were arrested. Here, read what this process entails and how to fight back.
When Your Property Can Be Seized in a Civil Forfeiture Action in VirginiaDid the police take your property when they arrested you? Learn about their right to keep your property through a civil forfeiture action and how to fight back.